Simon Burwood

Managing Director |ESC |UK

Mr. Simon is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Registered Functional Safety Engineer (RFSE) and TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Expert (both SIS and PH&RA) with extensive experience in safety-related applications. He is a calm and confident communicator whose expertise in safety is supported by a strong background in numerous engineering processes.
Simon has worked in the specification, design, management and assessment of safety-related systems for over 17 years. He spent the early part of his career working in the machinery sector, designing and commissioning programmable safety instrumented functions for the manufacturing industry. He then moved into safety consultancy, specialising in IEC 61508/61511-compliance and reliability analysis.
He has chaired and facilitated numerous HAZOP, SWIFT, HAZID, BowTie and SIL review studies in the EU, Russia, Australasia, Africa and the Middle East (refer to Attachment 1 & 2). In addition, he is an experienced Process Safety Engineer and has worked for major contractors in the Oil & Gas industry, delivering Functional Safety Assessments (FSA) Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS) and SIL Verification studies for large-scale projects.


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Pros and Cons of Different Methods of SIL Determinations